Cheilanthes perlanata (Pic. Serm.) Kornas

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Synonyms: Notholaena perlanata Pic.Serm.
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Fronds not proliferous, to 12 cm long. Stipe and/or rhachis circular or oval in cross-section, without grooves or ridges. Stipe and undersurface of lamina covered with soft, flexuous, intertwined hairs. Pinnae basiscopically developed.
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Notes: Mentioned as occuring in Zambia in Roux(2009, 2001). Kornas (1979) states that it has been collected close to the Zambian border and may be expected to be found also on the territory of Zambia.
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Habitat: Dry rock outcrops.
Altitude range: 1000 - 1400 m
Worldwide distribution: Burundi, Congo, DRC, Zambia.
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Growth form(s): Lithophyte.
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Kornas, J. (1979). Distribution and ecology of the Pteridophytes in Zambia Polska Akademia Nauk Wydzial II Nauk Biologicznych Page 51.

Roux, J.P. (2001). Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13 Pages 65 - 66.

Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands Page 184.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cheilanthes perlanata
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cheilanthes perlanata., retrieved 21 February 2024

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